Santa Fe Reporter - Picks http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-136-1-picks.html <![CDATA[SFR Picks: Solo Project - Heather Trost goes it alone with Agistri]]>
By: Alex De Vore
A musician doesn’t wind up collaborating with the likes of Hawk and a Hacksaw or Beirut if they’re without ability, and Albuquerque’s Heather Trost is certainly nothing if not prolific.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Amazine - Zines don’t die, they multiply]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Maria Egolf-Romero
In the days before the internet ruined our lives, fans of art, music, film and the general world of creativity and social issues would spend painstaking time and effort cutting and pasting their very own print products.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: La Petite Mort - Get your kicks in small doses in Madrid]]>
By: Charlotte Jusinski, Alex De Vore
Metallo Gallery shows what it might look like if visual arts could be shown in a minor key.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Cinco Your Teeth In - A whole day of Cinco de Mayo action]]>
By: Alex De Vore
If you’re like us and constantly think about the Mexican army’s victory over the French at the 1862 Battle of Puebla, then you’ll be delightfully surprised to learn there’s what basically amounts to a drinking holiday attached to May 5.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Stick it to the Man - Indigenous artists come together to fight patriarchy and care for our planet]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Slaying the patriarchy and simultaneously caring for the Earth is hard work, but artists and activists usually don’t shrink from a challenge. Thus, we welcome Dear Patriarchy.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Anti-Silence - Say something and say it loud, ladies]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Kendall Mac, Alex De Vore
To have a voice is to be human and every being deserves a platform for being heard. The upcoming exhibit Cryin’ Out Loud is about just that: Providing women and femme-identifying folks a space to express themselves.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: What’s in a Name? - Teddy No Name rocks the decks for her own damn birthday]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Kendall Mac, Maria Egolf-Romero
“My friends surprise me every year with one,” Albuquerque-based DJ Erika Harris, aka Teddy No Name, says of her annual birthday bash, which sometimes goes down in Santa Fe, sometimes in Albuquerque.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Still Lifes From A Bunker - Capturing Vietnam with an artist’s eye]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore, Kendall Mac
It took almost 30 years and the encouragement of his fellow vets during a three-year outpatient program at a VA hospital for Herb Lotz to view the photos he took during his service in the Vietnam War.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: It Means Cicada - The true meaning of glam]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Albuquerqeue’s Chicharra combines three bassists (yup, three), two drummers, myriad three-part vocal harmonies, special guests and more into a glam rock stew.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Never-Moments - Renowned realist paints things that don’t exist]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore
Looking at one of Daniel Sprick’s portraits is like looking into the eyes of someone you know; when you can see a feeling move across their irises and, without a word, know what they’re thinking.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Irish Spring - Go nuts (responsibly) for St. Paddy’s]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Surely St. Patrick’s Day has some kind of actual historical context or, like, an allegory about snakes that we should all probably know. But c’mon, you guys, let’s face it—it’s a big fat excuse to get trashed and dance and stuff. But where?]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Light Worker - Get bent, light]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore
“I think what fascinates me about light is that it’s not something that you can grasp,” says artist Sophia Dixon Dillo, whose new installation and light box series opens Friday at Winterowd Fine Art.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks | Slow Ride 2: The Legendof Curly’s Gold - Santa Fe lowrider exhibits come to a close]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Last year, SFR featured a cover story on the Summer of Lowriders, a joint exhibits project between the New Mexico History Museum and the New Mexico Museum of Art.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: A Maverick Portrait Maker - This gal’s lens has seen it all]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore
When your lens has stared down some of the most well-known faces in the world, you can easily consider yourself a maverick.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Avian Awe - Staten Island painter gives birds the spotlight]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero
Herb Smith paints birds in such detail, they seem physically present on the page—like you could touch their wings and feel individual feathers brush your fingertips.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks | Go Deeper - This Georgia quartet is our new fave band]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Maria Egolf-Romero
Until now, the most exciting thing we could possibly say for Athens, Georgia, was that The B52s hailed from there, but indie-rock quartet Deep State is putting Athens back on the map with their kickass style.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks | Collective Talent - A new collective presents a new artist]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore
Need help making it through the feels you are undoubtedly having about all these changes happening in the world? Experience art. And you can get both your aural and visual fix at the Wonky Art Show this Friday.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks | A Future in Space - Seasoned author presents a new novel outside her usual series]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero
If you like strong women and space adventures, author Carrie Vaughn’s newest book, Martians Abroad, may be just the thing for you.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks | Battle of the Broths - Behold the annual soup-off!]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero
Soup is king of comforting, make-you-feel-better foods, so when freezing temperatures have you griping more and smiling less, a hot bowl of chicken noodle just might be in order. But it can be fairly difficult to make a good soup, simple though it ma]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks | Hard Content - Half of local art collective SCUBA branches out]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Kim Jones, Alex De Vore
Crockett Bodelson has carried a case of drawing paper and a marker with him since he was a child. The case—the red plastic kind his Legos came in—is the artist’s way of being ready in an instant.
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